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Dan Gillan is New YMCA Executive Director

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Daniel J. Gillan began his duties as President/Chief Executive Officer of the Albany Area YMCA on Monday, October 7.

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – Daniel J. Gillan began his duties as President/Chief Executive Officer of the Albany Area YMCA on Monday, October 7. Gillan came to the YMCA from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he served as Defense Consultant, Senior Associate. Booz Allen Hamilton provides strategy and analytical services in support of [...]

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Isakson Urges Congress to Adopt Biennial Budgeting System as Part of a Deal to End Government Shutdown

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Tweet Isakson Says His Bipartisan ‘Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act’ Would Prevent Last-Minute Continuing Resolutions, Bring ‘Discipline’ and ‘Responsibility’ Back to Congress WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today on the Senate floor urged Congress to adopt a biennial budgeting system as part of any deal to end the current government shutdown. Isakson argued [...]

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WellCare Offers Free GED Testing To Georgia Medicaid Members

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Tweet Special to the Journal TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 7, 2013) — WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs, is offering free General Educational Development (GED) testing for eligible WellCare of Georgia Medicaid members.

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New technique enables accurate, hands-free measure of heart and respiration rates

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Dr. Fang Zhao (from left), visiting research scientist from China’s Banna Biomedical Research Institute; Dr. Joe Tsien; and his postdoctoral fellow, Dr.  Li Meng (Photo by GRU Senior Photographer Phil Jones)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – A simple video camera paired with complex algorithms appears to provide an accurate means to remotely monitor heart and respiration rates day or night, researchers report.

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An Overreach In Response To Overreach

By   /  October 7, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet If it seems there is little movement between ideologies on the American political scene, it is likely due to the fact that both of our major parties can’t seem to get out of their own way.  The axiom governing political strategy these days is best described as “For every governing error, there must be [...]

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